'The Voice,' 'How I Met Your Mother' and more of the best lines on TV this week
The television is heading towards November sweeps, but in the final week of October the writing on shows remained as fun as ever. Zap2it collected some of the best lines of the TV week of Oct. 27 for your viewing pleasure, which includes submissions from the likes of "The Walking Dead," "Haven" and "Scandal." Enjoy (though be warned, some spoilers do lie ahead).
"Of all the people in Chicago who can fix a car, why would they hire you?" -- Karsten to T.J., in trying to steer him away from his new job on "Betrayal"
"$200 turning into 350 grand? Come on. What are the odds of that?" - D.B. Russell on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" about an apparently successful gambler
"I'd say somewhere in the range of being eaten by a shark while being struck by lightning." - Julie Finlay
"For a sleepy little town, Bluebell's got a lot going on." - Out of towner Peter after listening to Lemon's problems on "Hart of Dixie"
"Maybe she knows something she doesn't even know she knows, you know?" - Jennifer on "Haven"
"How do I look?" - Saul, about to go duck hunting on "Homeland"
"If I was a duck, I'd be worried." - Quinn
"I don't believe in ghosts, and I don't know if anyone died in our room. But someone's going to." -- Lily to Marshall on "How I Met Your Mother"
"I just want to be the inspirational guy." - Mike on "The Michael J. Fox Show"
"To the people who know you, you're not all that inspiring." - Annie
"A one-handed pirate with a drinking problem? I'm no grown-up, but I'm pretty sure that's less than appealing." - Peter Pan on "Once Upon A Time"
"You say minivan, I hear vagina." - Crosby on "Parenthood"
"Well, we're going vagina shopping tomorrow." - Jasmine
"It's just astonishing is all. We're almost through dessert and you haven't accused me of crimes against humanity yet." - Rowan to Olivia during their Sunday dinner on "Scandal"
"It breaks my heart that you had to become something so wrong to do what you thought was right." - Wayne Unser to Tara on "Sons of Anarchy"
"It's simple -- show me your butt, and I'll give you candy." - Peter to a suspected Halloween vandal on "Trophy Wife"
"I don't want to do this show. Can Shakira come back, please? This is hard." - Christina Aguilera, trying to decide between two of her team's singers during a Knockout Round on "The Voice"
"This sucks. After everything, I just get taken out by a glorified cold." - Glenn of catching the fatal virus on "The Walking Dead"